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The Internet of Things begins to find its feet

The concept of the smart home has been around for decades. Even before the digital age began, architects and appliance makers were promising lights that turned on automatically and kitchen appliances that, at the touch of a button, could disappear into wall panels when they weren’t needed. Each advance in technology, from computers to the… Read more

Francesco Radicati

Gaming and the search for new blue oceans: Nintendo says it can survive without releasing its games library on mobile devices

Most people are unlikely to think of Apple and Nintendo having a lot of similarities. One is a juggernaut in the smartphone and mobile device market, while the other is a videogame manufacturer that has found itself struggling to compete with more advanced, better funded rivals; revenues have declined to around ¥500 billion (US$4.9 billion)… Read more

Francesco Radicati

Apps World 2014: Apps are everywhere – so what next?

Apps have revolutionized the mobile industry and become so successful and mainstream that they’re almost taken for granted – so what comes next? How are apps evolving to stand out in an increasingly crowded market, and to fulfill the wide range of ambitions that companies have for them? These were the key questions of Apps… Read more

Francesco Radicati